The trials to select trainees to the various school sports hostels run by Kerala State Sports Council will be held at the Central Stadium on Monday.

Admission is open to school children studying in sixth and seventh standards this academic year. However admission will be given directly to students, studying in ninth and 10{+t}{+h}standards, who have either participated or have won medals at national meets.

Those interested should report at the venue at 8 a.m. with their sports kits, photos, merit certificates and documents supporting their age. For more details contact 0471 2331720.

Mar Ivanios basketball

The Mar Ivanios Trophy inter-collegiate all-Kerala basketball tournament will be held at the Mar Ivanios floodlit basketball stadium from February 18 to 21.

Leading teams in the State will take part in the touranament which was originally scheduled to be held in the last week of January.

Prasood to officiate

International referee V.N. Prasood has been chosen to officiate in an international wrestling tournament to be held at Colorado Springs in US from January 29 to February 2.

Prasood, who had officiated in many national and international meets, is the vice president of Wrestling Federation of India and secretary of the Kerala State Wrestling Association.

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